Food Inspector Jobs in US

Closing on: Apr 30, 2024

Job Detail:

Company Name: USDA
Job Role: Food Inspector Jobs in US
No. of Vacancies: 20
Location: Fort Pierce, FL, USA
Salary: $28 – $58/Hour with depend on your performance & experience
Job Type: Full-Time / Part-Time
Experience: 1–2 Years in related field
Nationality: Any
Benefits: As per USA labor Law
Country: United States

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Food Inspector Jobs in US

Job Description:

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Food Inspectors. As a Food Inspector at USDA, you will play a critical role in ensuring the safety and quality of food products for consumers. This position requires individuals with strong attention to detail, knowledge of food safety regulations, and a commitment to upholding USDA standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducting inspections of food processing facilities, slaughterhouses, and other food production establishments to ensure compliance with USDA regulations and standards.
  • Performing visual inspections of food products, including meat, poultry, and eggs, to identify defects, contamination, and other quality issues.
  • Collecting samples of food products for laboratory analysis and testing, following established protocols and procedures.
  • Documenting inspection findings, observations, and test results accurately and thoroughly.
  • Collaborating with industry stakeholders, government agencies, and other partners to address food safety concerns and regulatory compliance issues.
  • Providing guidance and education to food industry professionals on best practices for food safety and sanitation.

Education and Qualification:

  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.
  • Previous experience in food inspection, quality control, or a related field is preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and USDA standards.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Health and dental benefits for full-time employees.
  • Retirement savings plan and other financial incentives.
  • Opportunities for career advancement within USDA.
  • Training and professional development programs.


Joining USDA as a Food Inspector offers an opportunity to contribute to public health and safety by ensuring the quality and integrity of the food supply. We are committed to providing our employees with a supportive work environment, competitive compensation, and opportunities for growth and advancement in their careers.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply for the Food Inspector position by visiting the USDA Careers website and submitting their resume and cover letter. Please ensure to specify the position and location in the application.


Q: Is previous experience in food inspection required to apply for the Food Inspector position?
A: While previous experience is preferred, we welcome applications from individuals with a strong interest in food safety and a willingness to learn.

Q: What are the working hours for Food Inspectors at USDA?
A: Working hours may vary based on inspection schedules and operational needs, including occasional weekends and holidays.

Q: Are there opportunities for career advancement within USDA?
A: Yes, USDA is committed to providing training and development opportunities for employees to advance their careers within the department.

Job Category: Food Inspector
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Fort Pierce FL USA

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